May was the wettest month in Texas history, with 37.3 trillion gallons of water falling across the state. The worst of the deluge came Memorial Day weekend, and several local counties, faced with disastrous flooding, are now beginning an arduous rebuilding process.
The first of its kind of the Austin area, The Daily Texan's interactive crime map allows users to browse the various crimes the Austin Police Department has reported, separated by location and type of offense.
The 2014–2015 school year was marked by new faces — a new chancellor, president, governor and basketball coach. The year also featured stranger elements, including a brief Ebola scare, a new 50-foot canoe sculpture and a satirical Student Government campaign that ended in victory. Check out our year in review for more.
Space exploration and high seas adventures are common topics of conversation between UT alumni Patrick Creamer and Quinn Buckner. Once a week, they set up their microphones and record random stories for their podcast, Now You Know A Little Bit More About Us.
Two robots, Wall-E and Eve, are helping the Austin Fire Department incorporate technology into firefighting so that they can ultimately assess situations in advance of their human firefighting counterparts.
Over the course of their campaign to lead Student Government, Xavier Rotnofsky and Rohit Mandalapu had several joking goals, including renaming the West Mall the South Mall, reducing the hours the Perry-Castañeda library is open and bringing a Chili’s Grill & Bar to campus, just to name a few.